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St Vincent’s Education and Simulation Centre

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St Vincent’s Education and Simulation Centre offers a state of the art training facility for health professionals. Consisting of a conference room, clinical skills/surgical training area, breakout rooms and simulation facility, the Education and Simulation Centre is unrivalled anywhere in the southern hemisphere.

Education centre labs

 

Breast Health

The National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre provides a learning module on breast health for GPs.


Heart Health

The National Heart Foundation provides an online learning tool to assist GPs and Practice Nurses on helping patients implement lifestlye changes.

Hepatitis Education
The Victorian Viral Hepatitis Educator is based at St Vincent’s in the Gastroenterology Department and funded by the Department of Health to provide education relating to hepatitis B and C to health professionals across Victoria. For more information email Gabrielle Bennett on phone: 9231 3586 or Gabrielle.Bennett@svhm.org.au
You can also download a
flyer

Hepatitis C
Access free 
online modules on hepatitis C. Click here for Updated Hepatitis C Guidelines.

 

National Symposium on Hepatitis B and C
Saturday 28th November

8:00am – 3:45pm at St Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy
The 22nd National Symposium on Hepatitis B and C will provide an update on the current management of chronic Hepatitis B and C. The symposium will include lectures, panel discussions and interactive cases which would provide GPs with state of the art knowledge of these diseases. Our international guest is Dr Alessio Aghemo, one of the leading researchers in viral hepatitis. Other speakers include Dr Paul Clark, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.
Early bird registration opens Monday 7th September at 9am
Contact: Beverly Cooper

Email: Beverly.Cooper@svha.org.au

Phone: 9231 3581

Kidney Health
Kidney Health Australia offers links to a range of individual online learning modules around chronic kidney disease (CKD) early detection, assessment and management. This includes individual modules or an active learning module (30 Category One, RACGP QA&CPD points) to equip GPs with the essential knowledge and skills to screen, diagnose and manage patients who are suffering from CKD.

Medicare Australia
A range of online education services are available to help health professionals understand their obligations when working with the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). 

Men's Health
An archive of online education is available to assist GPs and other health professionals with the issues and management of patients presenting with reproductive health issues.
 
Mental Health Education
http://www.vtpu.org.au/programs/education/seminars.html 


Palliative Care

The Centre for Palliative Care at St Vincent’s has developed a University accredited graduate training program in Palliative Care through the University of Melbourne. The training is targeted at health professionals (all disciplines) who are required to provide palliative care in their work setting.

The Centre also offers the Victorian Palliative Medicine Training Program (VPMTP) which is a structured but flexible program to prepare doctors to work in this specialist field. For more information including application forms, visit the Centre for Palliative Care website www.centreforpallcare.org.


Teach-Back for Better Health 
St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne Primary Care Network and the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health have developed a video on the use of clear, simple language when speaking with patients and having them confirm their understanding by asking them to 'teach back' the information.
Ever feel like you’re not getting through to your patients?
It might be time to
Teach-back.


Victorian Geriatric Medicine Training Program (VGMTP)

The VGMTP offers free online education modules for staff who provide care to the older person. Topics include falls and balance, pain, legal issues, dementia, continence and delirium.

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211